FCEDA In the News

National survey commissioned by FCEDA points to “creativity gap” in U.S. workplace

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 10:03am

Fairfax County, Virginia – At a time when few would dispute the importance of creativity and innovation to the economy and business, new research finds that fewer than half of Americans think they are tapping their creative capacities on the job. That figure stands in contrast to the majority of American workers (73%) who believe they are instinctively creative, revealing a “creativity gap.” 

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FCEDA premieres new videos on Web site

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 4:37pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Want a lively look at the assets that Fairfax County offers for businesses? How about a quick explanation of the services offered by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)?

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Fairfax County EDA works with 43 businesses adding almost 800 jobs to the local economy

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:11am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA— During the third quarter of 2014, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 43 businesses that are adding almost 800 jobs in Fairfax County.

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Fairfax County EDA sponsors Israeli conference focusing on homeland security and technology issues

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 3:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is a sponsor of the Israel HLS 2014 conference in Tel Aviv November 9-12 that will focus on homeland security and cybersecurity issues and technology.

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At SelectUSA event, Brickwork India promotes Fairfax County as the best investment US destination for Indian firms

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 3:25pm

Brickwork India, the Bangalore-based representative of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) in India, recently participated in an interactive “SelectUSA” investment program. It was organized by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) and the Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce (BCIC) in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service.

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FCEDA presents Procurement Academy to help companies navigate the government contracting process

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 2:44pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) presents its Procurement Academy, a series of workshops running through June 2015 designed to help businesses navigate the government contracting process.

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130 Fairfax County firms make 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing U.S. companies

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:27am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA4 – One-hundred thirty Fairfax County firms – most of them in technology and professional services fields – are on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list produced by Inc. magazine to highlight the fastest-growing companies in the nation. Nine of the Fairfax County firms are among the top 500 companies on the list.

Here are some data points about the 130 Fairfax County companies on the Inc. 5000 list:

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Fairfax County companies owned by African-Americans, Hispanics and women shine in national rankings

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 9:28am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Fairfax County companies owned by African-Americans, Hispanics and women shine in the latest national rankings for largest or fastest-growing companies in their respective groups.

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Capital Beltway and Silver Line openings ranked most important Fairfax County economic development milestones

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:48am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA— Two infrastructure projects – completion of the Capital Beltway in 1964 and the opening of Metro’s Silver Line this year – are the most important economic development milestones of the last half-century, according to an informal survey done by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).

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Fairfax County EDA works with 16 businesses adding almost 500 jobs to the local economy

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 9:29am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA— During the second quarter of 2014, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 16 businesses that are adding more than 400 jobs in Fairfax County.

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